Events in Music on September 25

  • 1886 Comedy opera "Dorothy" first produced in London
  • 1907 Jean Sibelius' 3rd Symphony premieres
  • 1948 "Heaven on Earth" closes at Century Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1965 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 performances
  • 1965 Beatle cartoon show begins in US
  • 1966 Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Cello Concert premieres in Moscow

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1970 Ringo Starr releases his album "Beaucoups of Blues"

Beatles Drummer Ringo Starr
Beatles Drummer
Ringo Starr
  • 1976 "Porgy & Bess" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 122 performances

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1976 Bono, David Evans, his brother Dik and Adam Clayton respond to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band, which would eventually become U2

Rocker Bono
Rocker
Bono
  • 1979 "Evita" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 1568 performances
  • 1981 Rolling Stones begin their 6th US tour (JFK Stadium, Philadelphia)
  • 1984 "Quilters" opens at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 1984 1st London performance of musical "Stepping Out" presented

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1992 "Barry Manilow's Showstoppers" opens at Paramount NYC

Musician Barry Manilow
Musician
Barry Manilow

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2007 Herbie Hancock releases "River: The Joni Letters" tribute to Joni Mitchell (2008 Grammy Album of the Year)

Musician and Composer Herbie Hancock
Musician and Composer
Herbie Hancock
Singer Joni Mitchell
Singer
Joni Mitchell